Margaret Bourke-White - Dear Fatherland, Rest Quietly and Halfway to Freedom - 1946/1949

Description
Margaret Bourke-White - Dear Fatherland, Rest Quietly and Halfway to Freedom - 1946/1949
Photography - Quantity: 2 - Dust jacket - Book

These two books by the FSA photographer Margaret Bourke-White (best known for her 1937 documentary photobook You Have Seen Their Faces ) are excellent examples of her postwar work.

Dear Fatherland Rest Quietly, is a powerful account of her experiences with the Allied armies as they occupied a shattered Germany in the immediate aftermath of WW2.

Listed in Weigand, Deutschland im Fotobuch, page 239.

Halfway to Freedom is a profusely illustrated account of her experiences in India as it gained independence from Britain. Her strong documentary photographs illustrate the turmoil of the birth of 2 new nations.

Two first edition copies by a renowned documentary photographer with dust jackets.

Condition: Both first edition copies are in very good condition, some slight dents to tops of spines, both dust jackets present (slightly torn) and protected by archival mylar covers. Four pages in Halfway to Freedom have not been cut properly at the top by the publisher - the purchaser can decide if they want to cut them. Name written on map. Please look at listing photos.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Photography
Author/ Illustrator
Margaret Bourke-White
Book Title
Dear Fatherland, Rest Quietly and Halfway to Freedom
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1946
Publication year youngest item
1949
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Simon and Schuster, New York
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Dust jacket
Number of pages
178
Dimensions
22×15 cm
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